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Nagô Grandma and White Papa : Candomblé and the creation of Afro-Brazilian identity

Author: Beatriz Góis Dantas
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compares the formation of Yoruba (Nago) religious traditions and ethnic identities in the Brazilian states of Sergipe and Bahia, revealing how they diverged from each other due to their different  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatriz Góis Dantas
ISBN: 9780807831779 9780807859759 0807831778 0807859753
OCLC Number: 313078485
Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The configuration of prestige in the Xangô Terreiros --
Nagô speaks of itself --
Nagô speaks of "the others" --
The construction and meaning of "Nagô purity" --
Uses of Africa by the Nagô Terreiro.
Series Title: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Other Titles: Vovó Nagô e Papai Branco.
Nagô Grandma & White Papa
Candomblé and the creation of Afro-Brazilian identity
Responsibility: Beatriz Góis Dantas ; translated by Stephen Berg.

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"Remarkably relevant. . . . This intricate study is intended for those who already have an understanding of the perils of affixing labels on Brazilian identity."--"Choice"

 
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